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    Syke replied to the thread Drying yeast.
    Here's an actual test. 50% viability at 6 months old dry. http://suigenerisbrewing.com/index.php/2019/08/28/drying-kveik-the-grand-finale/
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    Syke replied to the thread anyone try homebrew hard seltzer ?.
    I don't think you'll like the taste of a fermented sugar wash. Sugar washes are meant to be distilled. Triple distill it while making...
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    Syke replied to the thread Favourite Yeasts.
    I've settled on Lallemand Voss Kveik dry yeast, fermenting at 85-90f. So delicious with simple store-bought apple juice.
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    Syke replied to the thread Calorie calculation in cider.
    No, 1g sugar converts up to around .51g alcohol.
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    Syke replied to the thread Calorie calculation in cider.
    I've never done a chemical analysis on a batch, but this is the calc I use to estimate calories/carbs...
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    Syke replied to the thread LALBREW® VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST.
    I've stopped cold-crashing. My 3rd-gen Voss flocs so well it carbonates quite slowly. On the other hand, I can gently empty the entire...
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    I filter my tap water for both mashing and sparging. While a cold-sparge might not be as efficient as a hot-sparge, it'll definitely be...
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    I find it easy to sparge with room-temp water while the wort is heating to a boil.
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    Syke replied to the thread Mike "Tasty" McDole Homebrew Recipe.
    Tasty was always tweaking his recipes so can't say which recipe they were talking about. His collab Tasty IPA from 21st Amendment was...
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    173F is only for pure ethanol. A cider won't boil until around 200F.
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    Syke replied to the thread Late harvest grapes.
    39 brix is off the chart! Depending on the yeast you're using and how sweet you want the finished product, target more around 25 brix.
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    Syke replied to the thread Favorite Cider yeast and why?.
    I'm fermenting at room temp, 90F. Plain old store AJ, 1 week to ferment, 1 week to bottle-carbonate. So delicious, I'm hooked!
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    Syke replied to the thread Favorite Cider yeast and why?.
    I've only started with cider, and Kveik Voss is incredible. I'd love to hear someone else compare Voss to other S-04, etc. for brewing...
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